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  1. Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Dear White People' And The State Of AnimationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WNYC-AM New York

    With Linda Holmes on vacation during this week's taping, we turn to a pair of dear familiar faces in Code Switch 's Gene Demby and Kat Chow. As race and culture bloggers for NPR, they've got a few opinions about our first topic this week: the film Dear White People , which satirizes black campus life at a fictional Ivy League university.

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  2. Prince on 'Saturday Night Live': Look Back at...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Billboard

    Maybe you've heard that Prince will be the music guest on Saturday Night Live this weekend. Host Chris Rock certainly knows what a big deal this is: In the latest promos, Rock notes, "Any time you say the word 'Prince,' a woman will scream somewhere in the world," before proceeding to verify this theory.

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  3. 'Walking Dead,' Nik Wallenda, Prince: this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    Nik Wallenda makes a phone call as workers prepare to hoist the wire he will be walking on into the air above the Chicago River. Nik Wallenda makes a phone call as workers prepare to hoist the wire he will be walking on into the air above the Chicago River.

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  4. Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Dear White People' And The State Of AnimationRead the original story

    1 hr ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    With Linda Holmes on vacation during this week's taping, we turn to a pair of dear familiar faces in Code Switch 's Gene Demby and Kat Chow. As race and culture bloggers for NPR, they've got a few opinions about our first topic this week: the film Dear White People , which satirizes black campus life at a fictional Ivy League university.

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  5. Photo Flash: Stephen Schwartz, Ana Gasteyer and More Have 'WICKED-ly' ...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    There was plenty of Magic to Do in a Wicked-ly delightful evening with Schwartz and company at Bay Area Cabaret's opening night. San Francisco's venerable Bay Area Cabaret launched its 11th season with a Gala Evening honoring songwriter/composer Stephen Schwartz at the Fairmont San Francisco's historic Venetian Room.

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  6. Make My DayARE You Insulting Your Pet?Read the original story

    Apr 30, 2011 | American Reporter

    In case you're in a funk because you think the reason you didn't receive an invitation to the royal wedding is because the Brits are still ticked off about that silly little skirmish back in 1776, the American media have a solution for you. The media had been pumping out news, features, and gossip about the wedding for more than three months.

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  7. Laurence Fishburne's Definition Of 'Black-ish'? 'Two Words: Justin Bieber'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Vibe

    Laurence Fishburne stepped out of The Matrix and into some shade on The View . When asked to define the term, "black-ish" , two words came to mind.

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  8. Item World: Early Prince photos, brewery for sale, Garth Brooks chooses Bob Dylan, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    When photographer Robert Whitman mounted a show this year in a Los Angeles gallery of Prince's pre-Warner Bros. publicity photos, his lawyers heard from Prince's lawyers.

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  9. Episode 11 lives on in memory, if not on tapeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    There's a cast of unknowns, the ratings are spotty, and so they call in Prince and hand over a chunk of Saturday Night Live. Reading the breathless press coverage of his upcoming, eight-minute jam , it's easy to forget that the Purple One has played this rodeo before.

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  10. Dave Chappelle is coming: Get readyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Student Life

    Initially, Dave Chappelle was only supposed to be coming to St. Louis for a short-lived run on Halloween weekend, bringing his deft comedic skills to the Paris of the Midwest. However, those shows sold out so fast, Chappelle felt obliged to add more.

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  11. An Earful: First Aid Kit's new video, Blood Orange on Kimmel, and Prince takes over SNLRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Creative Loafing Tampa

    New music Tuesday was a doozy, and this writer is ashamedly still playing the new Taylor Swift LP , but alas, the internets have rescued us all from ourselves by releasing more fruits that our beloved musicians labor over night in and night out.

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  12. 10 Wednesday PM ReadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Big Picture

    Here's What It Did, in Charts. - Earnings Results Defy Conventional Wisdom - Ten Insane Things We Believe On Wall Street - Germany Inc. Scrutinized for Using Labor Like Paper Clips - Life's Unanswered Questions see also No monkey business? - Ten Things for Applied Econometricians to Keep in Mind see also Persuasion with statistics - Hacking Trail Leads to Russia, Experts Say - Can William Gibson Predict the Future? - Busted: More global warming denial 'science' found to be unrealistic and inaccurate see also 2014 Arctic sea ice extent - 6th lowest in millennia - When "Purple Rain" Came Falling Down: At the apex of his success, Prince made a high-profile decision that damaged his reputation for years Please use the comments to demonstrate your own ignorance, unfamiliarity with empirical data and lack of respect for scientific knowledge.

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  13. Watch Chris Rock Riff on Prince in Hilarious 'SNL' PromosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | RollingStone

    Most Saturday Night Live hosts film their episode promos in-studio, standing statically in front of a camera as they rattle off scripted jokes. But Chris Rock isn't your typical host.

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  14. Chris Rock Hits Streets, Talks Prince in 'SNL' PromosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Hollywood Reporter

    Chris Rock may be hosting Saturday Night Live this week but the star SNL alum makes it clear in his promos that Saturday's show is all about musical guest Prince . As one might expect with the shy Purple One, Prince himself doesn't make an appearance in the SNL spots, but Rock talks him up.

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  15. Chris Rock can't stop talking about Prince in his 'SNL' promosRead the original story

    Wednesday | Zap2it.com

    Chris Rock is more than ready to return to his old stomping grounds at Studio 8H. In the above video, the former "Saturday Night Live" cast member veers away from the show's traditional promo formula and instead grabs a microphone and takes to the streets of New York City to try out a few new Prince-inspired bits.

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  16. Items: Agent Carter Gets a Landlord, Rock-in' SNL Promo and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | TVLine

    Murder in the First 's Meagen Fay - who will also appear in the second half of Mad Men 's final season - has landed a recurring role on ABC's Marvel's Agent Carter , our sister site Deadline reports. Fay will play the woman who runs the New York City boarding house where Hayley Atwell's titular character resides.

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  17. Chris Rock's 'SNL' promos are mostly about PrinceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    Sure, former Saturday Night Live cast member Chris Rock returning to host the show for the first time since 1996-his musical guest was The Wallflowers! The Wallflowers! -is a pretty big deal. But even Rock admits it's not quite as exciting as the presence of the Purple One, whose Nov. 1 performance will take the format of one uninterrupted eight-minute jam session .

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  18. VIDEO: Host Chris Rock Promos This Week's SNL with Musical Guest PrinceRead the original story

    Wednesday | BroadwayWorld.com

    "Top Five" writer, director and star Chris Rock hosts SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE with musical guest Prince. Catch the episode Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 11:30/10:30c and check out the promo below! "Saturday Night Live," NBC 's Emmy Award-winning late-night comedy showcase, enters its 40th season in September for another year of laughs, surprises and great performances.

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  19. Mike Zito And The Wheel Makes An Illegal Turn In The Right Direction ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Mi2n

    Website: http://www.missjillpr.com Atlanta, GA - Ruf Records artist, Mike Zito is set to release his Songs From The Road Live CD/DVD on November 11th . Zito, an award winning artist and producer, wows the Texas home crowd with his blues boogie-woogie one winter night in January 2014, at Houston's Dosey Doe only a few miles away from where he lives in Beaumont.

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  20. Prince on 'SNL': Music Legend to Perform Eight-Minute Jam SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News Max

    Prince, accompanied by his band 3rdEyeGirl, will play an extra-long, eight-minute musical segment on "SNL" this week. "As you're probably aware, most of the musical guests perform two separate songs on 'Saturday Night Live,' but Prince is not like most musical guests.

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